âChevron in the White Houseâ Weekly Column by Amy Goodman for December 3, 2008 President-elect Barack Obama introduced his principal national-security Cabinet selections to the world Monday and left no doubt that he intends to start his administration on a war footing. Perhaps the least well known among them is retired Marine Gen. James Jones, Obamaâs pick for national security adviser. The position is crucialâthink of the power that Henry Kissinger wielded in Richard Nixonâs White House.... Topics: Amy Goodman, Democracy Now!, Chevron, Nigeria
Profits are higher than ever at oil companies Chevron and Shell. Yet across the globe, from the Ecuadorian jungle, to the Niger Delta in Nigeria, to the courtrooms and streets of New York and San Ramon, Calif., people are fighting back against the world's oil giants. Topics: Chevron, Shell, Niger Delta, Ogoni, Ken Saro-Wiwa, Oronto Douglas, Amy Goodman, Democracy Now!